July 2015   
Upcoming Events


10:30 AM to 11:30 AM


Knit Wits
4:00 PM


Mission Committee
12:00 PM
Meets at church first Tuesday at 12:00. All are welcome.
5:30 PM
Meets 1st Tuesday of month at 5:30 p.m.


Second Sunday Lunch
Fellowship potluck lunch for all on second Sunday of every month following worship service


Knit Wits
4:00 PM


LitWits Book Club
5:00 PM
Book List for 2015 (Jan.-June)
Meets 2nd Tuesday each month
5:30 – 6:30
First Presbyterian Church

January All the Light We Cannot See--while set mostly in Germany and France before and during the war--is not really a “war nov


First Pres Deadline
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Knit Wits
4:00 PM
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La Grange, TX

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  • Sign Dedication
  • Pentecost 2015
  • Kitchen Help for Jean's Party
  • Jean's All Smiles-someone else is playing the piano
  • Dick Smith Entertains at Jean's Anniversary Party
  • Farmer's Market....Great Helpers
  • Farmer's Market La Grange Texas
  • Packing Party 2015-The fun continues
  • Packing Party...great mission project
  • Letting People know we're here
  • Mirror Ball Sets the Tone at the First Annual Dance
  • Great DJ kept them on the floor
  • Birthday Boy Cuts a Rug
  • The smart way to work
  • Out with the Old
  • In with the new!
  • Presby's at Work
  • Presby, Methodist and Lutheran come together for Sunrise Service
  • What a family!
  • Movie Food
  • Movie Night
  • Church Picnic
  • Church Picnic
  • Praise Band
  • Church Picnic
  • Blessing of Quilts

  • For recent session decisions & highlights, please click on the Newsletter tab on the toolbar and then click on the month (in red lettering) that you would like to access. 


   Please note:  Beginning July 1 the email address of andreap@cmaccess.com will no longer be valid. 


We now have a new church email address.  That address and the one to use in the future is fpclagrange@outlook.com


        We here at First Presbyterian Church of La Grange, Texas want to thank you for dropping in to our website.  If you are a “frequent flyer” to this page, we hope you will let us know if anything is incorrect or out-of-date.  If this is your first time to check us out, we hope that you will go to the various menus and learn more about our mission opportunities, our people, and our programs. My wife Pam and I came to La Grange to retire, but the spiritual energy and people dynamic here drew me out of retirement to be the pastor of this wonderful church!

        So look closely, I think you just might find just the place where God wants you to be …


First Presbyterian Church of La Grange TX welcomes Donald Doucet as part of our summer music program.   Mr Doucet will be playing for church services starting at 10:30 A. M. on June 21st at the First Presbyterian Church, 205 South Franklin St., La Grange Texas.  All are welcome to join the Presbyterian Church family for services.


Donald Doucet holds the positions of Faculty Accompanist/Organist at St. John’s School in River Oaks andOrganist at Grace Methodist Church in the Heights. 

Starting in July he will be joining the music staff at South Main Baptist Church.  Previously Mr. Doucet has held positions at Rice University, San Jacinto College, Kingwood College, Strawbridge United Methodist Church, and Southminster Presbyterian Church.  He is in high demand as recital accompanist and choir accompanist. Mr. Doucet has earned degrees from the University of Houston, where he studied piano under Robert Brownlee, and the University of Cincinnati, where he studied accompanying under Kenneth Griffiths.

John Knox Ranch HELP!!

On Saturday evening, May 23, 2015, the Central Texas/Hill County area around Wimberley and Blanco received a huge amount of rain, causing extensive and record-breaking flooding. John Knox Ranch was not exempt from the damage.


The Dining Hall is demolished to the point of being irreparable. There is significant water damage and debris all the way down to the chapel steps. The river was 1/2 way up the steps that go up to the cabins.

The Pool and Meeting House were also under water. The pool pump house (and its equipment) is a loss. The Meeting House had at least 7' of water in it. We are going to try to salvage it.


Their plan is to be able to open on June 10 when Camp is scheduled to start.

For a list of items they need and help/work crews and jobs please check out the following:



And of course $$ are also helpful.

The session decided last night to have a special basket passed around while the children are picking up AMEN donations specifically to help John Knox Ranch get back on it’s feet.  We will be passing around this donation basket for the month of June.  Think how many children are helped by being able to attend a Christian summer camp.












In Loving Memory of David Schneider

We have sent Dave on to a better place and know he is at peace.  Dave was a La Grange resident and member of the First Presbyterian Church for 31 years.  He is survived by his wife, Kara who continues to make her home in La Grange and with us.

David was a patient, supportive and loving father, husband and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.  Please keep Kara and Dave's family in your prayers.

This Young Woman Makes Us Proud




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Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are looking for a church home, we would love to have you join us for fellowship, service and worship.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship













Contact Us  
First Presbyterian Church
205 South Franklin Street
P O Box 368
La Grange, Texas 78945
Phone (979)968-9424
Fax 979-968-4076
Regular Schedule  
  • 9:15 AM
    Sunday School
  • 10:05 AM
  • 10:30 AM
    Morning Worship
Jean says Thanks for the Anniversary Party